Stages Of Change Model And Its Use For Chronic Pain Self Management

Multi-dimensional approach has been shown to be effective in management of chronic pain. It usually involves a self management program along with combination of other interventions. Despite this success, a significant number of referrals fail to complete treatment or achieve improved clinical outcomes. One of the factors which may influence these outcomes is a patient’s …

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Components Of An Effective Pain Management Programme

Multi-disciplinary approach to chronic pain management has been considered the most effective approach in addressing the limitations, reducing pain and improving functional outcomes. However, most of the programmes simply patch together concurrent physiotherapy and psychology sessions without true integration of underlying philosophy of multi-disciplinary approach.  This leads to disjointed care with poor outcomes and the …

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